The 5th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics will be held at The University of Warwick, UK, from 4-5 April 2017.

IWBF is an international forum devoted specifically to facilitate synergies in research and development in the areas of multimedia forensics, forensic biometrics and forensic science. IWBF provides the meeting place for those concerned with the usage of multimedia analysis in forensic applications and biometric recognition systems, attracting participants from industry, research, academia and end-users.

Call for paper

Topics of submission

  • Multimedia forensics including identification of source devices and source-oriented image clustering

  • Integrity verification and authentication of digital content

  • Watermarking schemes for ownership identification, ownership proof and copy control

  • Steganography and steganalysis

  • Forensic behavioural biometrics - people identification based on face, iris, fingerprint and soft biometric traits

  • Biometric analysis of crime scene traces and their forensic interpretation

  • Combination of multimodal biometrics with other forensic evidence

  • Biometric based cybercrime investigation

  • Biometric and non-biometric data de-identification

  • Ethical and societal implications of emerging forensics biometrics

  • Case studies of the aforementioned topics


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    04 Apr.



    05 Apr.


  • 15 Nov.


    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 10 Jan.


    Draft paper acceptance notification

  • 10 Feb.


    Final paper deadline

Contact information

  • Clare Roberts

Sponsored By

  • IEEE

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